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Protecting employees and customers – through grit

By Prettpal Somel, UK Marketing Executive, Ambius According to the Met Office, freezing temperatures are expected to hit the UK as a cold spell descends from the Arctic. The winter months present new challenges for businesses to guarantee the safety ...

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Going into reverse

Vicky Lopez, Co-Founder and Director of De-ice, explains the concept of reverse winter timeline planning When you run a winter maintenance business, you have to look at the seasons backwards. There’s very little ‘looking forward to summer’, as we primarily ...

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Ice watch provides free winter maintenance work for hospice

A children’s hospice that supports families across north, west and east Yorkshire will have its paths and roads kept free of ice and snow this winter for no charge – thanks to the generosity of winter maintenance company, Ice Watch. ...

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De-ice prepares for winter with two new appointments

Winter risk management specialist, De-ice has announced two new appointments to its administration team. The winter gritting and snow clearance company, which is looking to expand over the next five years, has taken on Joe Hill and Hannah Bareham as administration staff ...

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Mitie stays on at Standard Life

Mitie has renewed its contract with Standard Life, the savings and investment company, to deliver FM services to its headquarters and properties in Edinburgh. Under the terms of the contract, Mitie’s Environmental + team of over 80 people will provide a number of ...

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Weather data is a vital FM tool

Precise weather information, especially in the winter months, is one of the most crucial data sources for keeping facilities safe for staff and visitors, according to Nikki Singh-Barmi, managing director of winter risk management specialist GRITIT. Speaking at the company’s ...

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Winter is coming!

Think that dealing with winter weather and keeping business’s running smoothly during the snowy seasons is only relevant in November and December? Industry expert Vicky Lopez of De-Ice explains why this is not the case As one of the UK’s ...

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Stepping out safely with GRITIT

Housing & Care 21 has teamed up with winter risk management specialists GRITIT to help mitigate the hazards posed to older people by ice and snow during the winter season. The organisation will be piloting GRITIT’s proactive gritting and snow ...

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GRITIT pilots scheme to help the vulnerable this winter

Winter risk management specialist GRITIT has teamed up with Housing & Care 21 to help mitigate the hazards posed to older people by ice and snow during the winter season. The organisation will be piloting GRITIT’s proactive gritting and snow clearance ...

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New MD adds grit to MITIE’s landscaping business

MITIE has appointed Tim Howell as managing director for its landscaping business. The business, which makes up part of MITIE’s Environmental+ proposition, delivers grounds maintenance and landscaping, winter services, gritting, and tropical interior plants solutions to a range of blue chip ...

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